Prof. Yao Xie
Yao Xie is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (minor in Mathematics) from Stanford University, M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). She was a Research Scientist at Duke University. Her research interests are statistical machine learning and signal processing, in providing the theoretical foundation as well as developing computationally efficient and statistically powerful algorithms. She has worked on such problems in sensor networks, social networks, power systems, crime data analysis, and wireless communications. She received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2017.